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Tags DLNAUPNPvideomusicfile share


Jean-Philippe Pialasse


Alpha 9:
The latest version of smeserver-mediatomb is available in the SME repository, click on the version number(s) for more information.
Contrib 9:
The latest version of mediatomb is available in the SME repository, click on the version number(s) for more information.


MediaTomb enables users to stream digital media to UPnP compatible devices. The project is not maintained anymore and an active fork is available : Gerbera.

Other alternatives without contrib to consider:

  • minidlna (rpm available on Lux all and Nux Dextop for centos 6)
  • pith
  • ushare (rpm available on Nux for centos 7)
  • gerbera (rpm available on Rosa linux)
  • fuppes


Epel and Rpmfusion repositories also need be configured

yum --enablerepo=smecontribs,rpmfusion,epel install smeserver-mediatomb
signal-event conf-mediatomb
config set UnsavedChanges no


you can list the available configuration with the followinf command :

config show mediatomb

Some of the properties are not shown, but are defaulted in a template or a script. Here a more comprehensive list with default and expected values :

property default values
DBtype mysql sqlite,mysql DB type
DbName mediatomb string for mysql db
DbPassword GENERATED string for mysql db
DbUser mediatomb string for mysql db
UIuser mediatomb string username for the web interface
UIpass GENERATED string password to log to UI as $UIuser
ServerName mediatomb string server name as displayed by mediatomb DLNA server
UUID GENERATED UUID type string unique Id of the DLNA server
TCPPort 50500
UIstatus yes no,yes enable or disable web interface
UItooltips yes no,yes tooltips for web interface
UIaccounts yes no,yes need an account to access web interface
serverdir mediatomb path without heading / default server root dir is mediatomb for /mediatomb
access private private, public by default restricted to LAN
status enabled enabled,disabled enable or disable service


yum remove smeserver-mediatomb  mediatomb


Please raise bugs under the SME-Contribs section in bugzilla and select the smeserver-mediatomb component or use this link

Below is an overview of the current issues for this contrib:
IDProductVersionStatusSummary (3 tasks)
10569SME Contribs9.2CONFIRMED/etc/e-smith/templates/etc/mediatomb/config.xml/25autoscanDir1 issue
10568SME Contribs9.2VERIFIEDwrong path to action script
10546SME Contribs9.1RESOLVEDtemplate issue


Only released version in smecontrib are listed here.